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  • Peter Rawlinson, previously Tesla VP and chief engineer, now Lucid Motors chief technology officer

    Californian automaker Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] suffered a 19.33 percent drop in share price on Friday last week after it announced two of its key engineers had departed the company months before its 2012 Model S was due to go on sale. Peter Rawlinson, Tesla’s vice president and chief engineer, along with Nick Sampson -- who supervised vehicle and chassis engineering on the luxury sedan -- left the firm earlier this month. According to Tesla spokesman Ricardo Reyes, Rawlinson -- an English engineer who had previously been chief engineer to Lotus Cars -- had resigned his post to...

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